Tabeguache Peak facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsTabeguache Peak
Tabeguache Peak viewed from the west
|Elevation||14,162 ft (4,317 m)|
|Prominence||455 ft (139 m)|
|Isolation||0.75 mi (1.21 km)|
|Listing||Colorado Fourteener 25th|
|Location||Chaffee County, Colorado, U.S.|
|Parent range||Sawatch Range|
|Topo map||USGS 7.5' topographic map
Saint Elmo, Colorado
Tabeguache Peak is one of the fourteeners of the US state of Colorado. It is a near neighbor of the higher peak Mount Shavano, which lies approximately 1/2 mile (approximately 1 km) to the southeast, and is close to being a subpeak of the latter. According to William Bright an American Linguist specialized in Native American and South Asian languages and descriptive linguistics it is pronounced "TAB-uh-wahch". According to Mountaineer Louis Dawson the name is pronounced "tab-uh-wash," with the accent on the first syllable. It lies just east of the Continental Divide and just west of the Arkansas River, in the south-central part of the Sawatch Range. It is located within the San Isabel National Forest and is in Chaffee County.
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